Happy World Standards Week!
by Mary Saunders October 14, 2011
Imagine a world where shoe sizes were not standardized, or where golf balls came in a variety of sizes and weights. What if your favorite CDs didn’t fit in your friend’s CD player? None of these things are problems today, thanks to an army of unsung heroes known as standards.
In recognition of the importance of standards, the President’s National Science and Technology Council released a new report on Federal government engagement in standards-setting processes to further national priorities.
Download the full-report and read more on the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy blog.